THE TEST OF A GOOD RELIGION




“So far from it being irreverent to use silly metaphors on serious questions, it is one’s duty to use silly metaphors on serious questions. It is the test of one’s seriousness. It is the test of a responsible religion or theory whether it can take examples of pots and pans and boots and butter-tubs. It is a test of a good philosophy whether you can defend it grotesquely. It is the test of a good religion whether you can joke about it.”



– G.K. Chesterton, from “All Things Considered”




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Posted on April 29, 2012, in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. I love this and I love “All Things Considered.” Are you sure Floyd didn’t write this?

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